Bernie Taupin was 17 when he wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Your Song." Looking back, he says it's "one of the most naïve and childish lyrics in the entire repertoire of music."
Tone-Loc's "Wild Thing" samples Eddie Van Halen's guitar riff from "Jaime's Cryin'."
Taio Cruz throws his hands up "sometimes" in "Dynamite" because the song was originally written about surrender.
"Kashmir" is the only Led Zeppelin song to use outside musicians, as it needed strings and horns.
Steve Perry wrote "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" with the opening lyrics, "You make me weep, I wanna die," after seeing his girlfriend kissing another man.
The party tune "Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of)" was the theme song for the 2000 Democratic Convention (the party of Bill Clinton), until someone noticed the line, "A little bit of Monica in my life."
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The powerhouse producer behind Janet Jackson's hits talks about his Boyz II Men ballads and regrouping The Time.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
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